Latest Sub-orbital spaceflight Stories
NASA's Flight Opportunities Program has selected 24 cutting-edge space technology payloads for flights on commercial reusable launch vehicles, balloons and a commercial parabolic aircraft.
Virgin Galactic, an arm of Richard Branson’s British conglomerate Virgin Group, is planning to test fly its first spacecraft beyond the Earth’s atmosphere this year, with commercial passenger service to follow within two years, company officials reported Monday.
NASA has signed a deal with Virgin Galactic to use the Richard Branson-founded company's spacecraft and southern New Mexico spaceport for suborbital flights.
NASA has selected nine proposals to demonstrate new technologies for the second set of payloads to fly on commercial suborbital reusable launch vehicles and the Zero-G commercial parabolic aircraft.